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Sports Current Affairs 2022 Questions and Answers – PART 10

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Sports Current Affairs Question – 91

Who Becomes the First Indian Woman Wrestler To Win Gold Medal in Under 20 Wrestling World Championships?

Options
a) Sakshi Malik
b) Antim Panghal
c) Vinesh Phogat 
d) Kavita Devi

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 91
The correct answer is Option b – Antim Panghal
Explanation:

  • India’s junior wrestler Antim Panghal created history as she became the first Indian female wrestler ever to clinch the gold medal at the Under 20 Wrestling World Championships.
  • she emerged as champion in the 53kg category of Women’s Wrestling on August 19, 2022, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • In the final, Antim defeated Atlyn Shagayeva of Kazakhstan in the 53kg category to win the gold medal.

Extra fact:

  • Antim Panghal, in the past, won bronze at the Cadet World Championships (2021) and gold at the Asian Junior Championships (2022).
  • She also won silver at the U23 Asian Championships this year.
  • The only other Indians to win gold at the U20 World Championships are Deepak Punia (Freestyle 86·0, 2019) Ramesh Kumar (Freestyle 69, 2001) Palwinder Singh Cheema (Freestyle 130, 2001) Pappu Yadav (Greco-Roman 50, 1992).

Sports Current Affairs Question – 92

Where was the 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games successfully held?

Options
a) Birmingham
b) Tokyo
c) Beijing 
d) New Delhi

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 92
The correct answer is Option a – Birmingham
Explanation:

  • The 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games was successfully organized in Birmingham, England from July 28 to August 8, 2022.
  • Prince Charles inaugurated the mesmerizing ceremony on behalf of the Queen.
  • Around 6500 athletes from over 72 Commonwealth countries and territories participated in the multi-sport event.
  • Australia became the overall champion of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, topping the medal table with a total of 178 medals, including 67 gold and 57 silver.

Extra fact:

  • Australia also recorded a total of over 1000 gold medals in Commonwealth Games history.
  • England finished second in the medal table with a total of 176 medals including 57 gold and 66 silver.
  • England’s Alex Yee won the first gold medal of the 2022 Commonwealth Games by winning the men’s triathlon.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 93

What is the mascot of the 22nd Commonwealth Games?

Options
a) Bing Dwen Dwen
b) Someity
c) Pery 
d) Miraitowa

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 93
The correct answer is Option c – Pery
Explanation:

  • Pery, a multicolored bull was the official mascot of the 22nd Commonwealth Games.
  • It was designed by 10-year-old Emma Lou.
  • Perry symbolizes the unity of the Commonwealth as well as the diverse communities in Birmingham and the West Midlands.
  • The next edition of the Commonwealth Games will be held in Victoria, Australia in 2026.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 94

Who won the Asia Cup (Men) 2022 title by defeating Pakistan?

Options
a) Sri Lanka
b) India
c) South Africa
d) Australia

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 94
The correct answer is Option a – Sri Lanka  
Explanation:

  • The Asia Cup (Men) 2022 cricket tournament was successfully held in the United Arab Emirates from August 27 to September 11, 2022.
  • Sri Lanka won its sixth Asia Cup title by defeating Pakistan by 23 runs in the final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
  • Dasun Shanaka was the captain of the champion team Sri Lanka while Babar Azam led the Pakistan team to the final as the skipper.
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa was declared player of the final for his brilliant innings.
  • Wanindu Hasaranga from Sri Lanka was adjudged the Player
  • of the Tournament.

Extra fact:

  • The Asian Cricket Council Asia Cup is a men’s One Day International and Twenty20 International cricket tournament.
  • It was established in 1983 when the Asian Cricket Council was founded as a measure to promote goodwill between Asian countries.
  • It was originally scheduled to be held every two years.
  • Sri Lanka is the second most successful team in the Asia Cup in terms of the number of titles after India who won it 7 times.
  • Apart from the two finalists, India, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, and Afghanistan were the other participants in the mega cricket event.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 95

Which region won the 2022 Duleep Trophy in Coimbatore?

Options
a) East Zone
b) West Zone
c) North Zone
d) South Zone

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Sports Current Affairs Answers – 95
The correct answer is Option b – West Zone
Explanation:

  • West Zone beat South Zone by 294 runs in the final to win the 2022 Duleep Trophy in Coimbatore on 25 September 2022.
  • Ajinkya Rahane was the captain of the champion team.

Extra fact:

  • The Duleep Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket competition played in India.
  • It is also known as the MasterCard Duleep Trophy for sponsorship reasons.
  • Named after Kumar Shri Dalipsinhji of Nawanagar, the competition is contested by teams originally representing geographical regions of India.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 96

Who became the winner of the 2022 US Open men’s singles title?

Options
a) Carlos Alcaraz Garfia
b) Rafael Nadal
c) Caper Rudd
d) Novak Djokovic

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 96
The correct answer is Option a – Carlos Alcaraz Garfia
Explanation:

  • Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz Garfia won the US Open men’s singles title, defeating Norway’s Casper Rudd 6-4, 2-6, 7-6, 6-3 in the final at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.
  • This is Garfia’s first Grand Slam title.
  • The US Open 2022, the fourth and final lawn tennis Grand Slam tournament of the year, was held on hard courts in New York, USA from August 29 to September 11, 2022.
  • The win made him the youngest player ever to win a Grand Slam, breaking the record held by Spain’s Rafael Nadal.

Extra fact:

  • Poland’s Inga Swiatek defeated Tunisia’s Ons Jabour in straight sets 6-2, 7-6 in the final to clinch the US Open women’s singles crown.
  • Defending champions Rajeev Ram of the USA and Joe Salisbury of Britain retained the US Open Men’s Doubles title after defeating Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Neil Skupski of Britain 7-6, 7-5 in the final.
  • Czech Republic pair Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova won the US Open 2022 women’s doubles title after defeating American pair Katy McNealy and Taylor Townsend.
  • Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova won the Australian Open and Wimbledon doubles titles this year.
  • Australian pair Storm Sanders and John Peers won the US Open 2022 mixed doubles title by defeating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium and Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 97

Team World won its maiden Laver Cup title on 25th September is related to which sport?

Options
a) Football
b) Tennis
c) Hockey
d) Golf

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 97
The correct answer is Option b – Tennis
Explanation:

  • The Laver Cup is an international indoor hard-court men’s team tennis tournament between Team Europe and Team World.
  • Team World won their maiden Laver Cup title on September 25, 2022, by defeating Team Europe 13-08 in the title clash at the Arena in London.
  • John McEnroe was the captain of Team World while Björn Borg was the captain of Team Europe.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 98

Which legendary player has announced his retirement from International Tennis?

Options
a) Novak Djokovic
b) Roger Federer
c) Rafael Nadal
d) Daniil Medvedev

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 98
The correct answer is Option b – Roger Federer
Explanation:

  • Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer announced his retirement from professional tennis on September 25, 2022.
  • He has played more than 1500 matches in 24 years.
  • Federer remained the world No. 1 player for 310 weeks.
  • Federer became the oldest World No. 1 in 2018 at the age of 36.
  • The Laver Cup in London will be his last ATP event.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 99

Who became the first Indian to win the Diamond League title?

Options
a) Neeraj Chopra
b) P. V. Sindhu
c) Manpreet Singh
d) Murali Sreeshankar

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 99
The correct answer is Option a – Neeraj Chopra
Explanation:

  • Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra wrote another fine note in his international career when he became the first Indian athlete to win a Diamond League final in the men’s javelin event with a best throw of 88.44 meters.
  • Chopra started with a foul but reached the top spot on his second attempt with a throw of 88 44 m.
  • This was Chopra’s third appearance in the Diamond League Finals.
  • He finished seventh and fourth in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

Extra fact:

  • The 2022 Diamond League series concludes on September 8, 2022, at the Stadion Letzigrund in Zurich, Switzerland.
  • The inaugural season was in 2010.
  • Olympic silver medalist Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic finished second with a best throw of 86 94 m, which he achieved in his fourth attempt.
  • Germany’s Julian Weber finished third with a best of 83·73m.

Sports Current Affairs Question – 100

Who among these has won the Italian Grand Prix 2022?

Options
a) Charles Leclerc
b) Max Verstappen
c) George Russell
d) Sergio Perez

Sports Current Affairs Answers – 100
The correct answer is Option b – Max Verstappen
Explanation:

  • Max Verstappen of Red Bull wins the Italian Grand Prix 2022 at Monza on September 11, 2022.
  • Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc finished runner-up by a margin of 2.446 seconds.
  • It was Verstappen’s 5th consecutive F1 win and 11th of the season.

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